Environment

How You Can Save People, The Planet And 10,000,000 Pounds Of Carbon Dioxide: Lessons Learned from 12 Years Working in Guatemala

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Tue, May 21, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

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A presentation by John Barrie, founder of The Appropriate Technology
Collaborative, a nonprofit that creates technologies and programs that
provide opportunity and dignity for the world’s poorest people. Presented
by the Sierra Club Huron Valley.

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UM Matthaei Botanical Gardens [1], 1800 N. Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor United States See map: Google Maps [2] [1] http://wcbn.org/content/um-matthaei-botanical-gardens [2] http://maps.google.com?q=1800+N.+Dixboro+Rd.%2C+Ann+Arbor%2C+%2C+%2C+%2C+us

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Polluter Pay Protest at MI Chamber of Commerce

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Tue, May 21, 2019 - 8:30am to 9:30am

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Join us and tell the Michigan Chamber of Commerce to stand with us and hold polluters accountable!

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600 S Walnut St, Lansing, MI 48933-2209, United States

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Tell Whitmer #NoTunnel

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Mon, May 20, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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Bring a sign. Help pass out info flyers on the streets of Chelsea Michigan. (PRINT copies of Talking-Pts doc. See Michigan-Stands-in-Unity/Files/TalkingPts_NoTunnel2019)

Whitmer is scheduled to be a key speaker at Democratic Party fundraising event. Whitmer broke her campaign promise about Not Renewing Lease and abandoned Nessel's good work.

Let's do this as ADVOCACY without hatred or animosity.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2237505352955202/

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Michigan Central Railroad Chelsea Depot
Address: 
125 Jackson St, Chelsea, Michigan 48118

Earth Day Downtown Ann Arbor

Date: 
Mon, Apr 22, 2019 - 11:00am to 9:00pm

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Musicians, speakers, artists, poets, organizations, food. Family and child
friendly.

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Center of City Commons [1], 5th Avenue at Library Lane United States See map: Google Maps [2] [1] http://wcbn.org/content/center-city-commons [2] http://maps.google.com?q=5th+Avenue+at+Library+Lane%2C+%2C+%2C+%2C+us

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PFAS: Local, Regional, National Concerns

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Tue, Apr 16, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Dr. Richard Rediske, professor of water resources at GVSU is our featured speaker. Learn about the chemical and environmental properties of PFAS and why they are of concern in Michigan.

https://www.facebook.com/events/426201734591386/

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Loutit District Library
Address: 
407 Columbus Avenue Grand Haven, MI 49417

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Issue Talk - Ypsilanti

Date: 
Thu, Apr 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Challenges like PFAS contamination, climate change, and poor public transit and suddenly attracting lots of legislative action. Join us for an engaging talk to learn about what's going on at the State Capitol to address some of Michigan's most pressing environmental issues.

Presenters:

Alexis Blizman
Legislative & Policy Director, Ecology Center

Charlotte Jameson
Energy Policy & Legislative Affairs Director, Michigan Environmental Council

Location: 
Corner Brewery 720 Norris St Ypsilanti, MI 48198 United States

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The Green New Deal Tour Stop in Detroit

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Fri, Apr 19, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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Corporations and a wealthy few have destroyed the earth for profit, while workers, the poor, and people of color suffer the consequences.

We need system-wide change -- change that puts people over profits -- if we are going to save our communities, our planet, and our futures.

Location: 
3424 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, United States

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Tell Rep. Debbie Dingell to Support a Green New Deal

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Thu, Apr 18, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

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Beginning in December 2018, Sunrise has had several meetings with Rep. Debbie Dingell's staff in Washington DC and Ypsilanti, MI. In January, we met with Rep. Dingell herself. She has yet to endorse the Green New Deal resolution (that currently has 91 House Co-Sponsors and 12 Senate Co-sponsors). Additionally, the majority of the Democratic Presidential Candidates supports this resolution. In February, the voters of the Michigan Democratic Party passed a resolution supporting a Green New Deal.

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301 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-5442, United States

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A2D2, West Side Huddlers & AA Indivisible Earth Day Celebration

Date: 
Thu, Apr 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Join us to celebrate Earth Day! Bentley Johnson from Mi League of Conservation Voters, Ginny Rogers from Citizens Climate Lobby and a student from U of M Climate Action will illuminate how we can help Mother Earth. Hope to see you there:)

https://www.facebook.com/events/394368408044584/

Location: 
1730 Ivywood Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48103-4524, United States

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The Green New Deal: What is it? Why does it matter?

Date: 
Sat, Apr 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

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Hear Nicholas Jansen, Michigan State Director of the the Sunrise Movement, provide a briefing on the Green New Deal that envisions fighting climate change while creating a more green economy. The Sunrise Movement is a dynamic youth led organization. Nicholas is the featured speaker for Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit meeting.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/310210

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Royal Oak Community Center: 3500 Marais Ave, Royal Oak MI 48073 US

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